How to Have a More Sustainable Holiday Season

This is a guest blog post written by Hydaway ambassadors Zelphia Peterson (@z_claire29) and Sara Bauer (@sobauer). Enjoy their combined tips for a more sustainable holiday season! Perhaps you’ve noticed, but the holidays can be an extraordinarily wasteful time. As a whole, Americans produce 25% more waste between Thanksgiving and the end of the year. All the extra food, extra …

Eco-Friendly Gifts That Won’t Hurt Your Wallet Or Our Planet

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…aka the time of year when you have to quickly figure out what all of your loved ones would like to find wrapped under the tree and hope that you got it right! We want to help you have a stress-free holiday season so you can spend more time relaxing with family and …

A World With Octobers

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador and English teacher Dana Foley. Follow her on Instagram for book recommendations and cute puppy pictures @illreadwhatsheread. It is October which beholds the best part of living in the midwest.  The leaves change and the air takes on a crisp quality that lends a magical feeling to the sidewalk.  The world …

Did You Know? You Can Recycle That!

Most of us understand the importance of recycling and have established regular habits to help reduce our carbon footprint. We know that cardboard, glass containers, and paper towels – among other items – shouldn’t just be thrown in the trash. However, some items we use aren’t as obviously recyclable! Are you wondering what those items might be? Here are eight …

Our Top 4 Sustainable Travel Tips

Sustainable travel is a term that can have different meanings depending on who you are talking to. What’s important to know is that it’s a set of conscious decisions made by a traveler to help protect the environment. Sustainable tourism doesn’t have to be complicated! In fact, it’s easier than you think. Here are some ideas how you can leave …

Teaching Your Kids Sustainable Habits

Living “green” isn’t always easy, and can feel even more challenging when you have kids. However, it doesn’t have to be! According to a February 2017 study, kids who play outside regularly are more likely to cherish and protect nature when they become young adults. This is why it is important to teach your children how and why to protect the …

The Season of Giving: 1% for the Planet

It’s the season of giving, which means it’s the perfect time to share with you how Hydaway is committed to giving back to our community and our earth. As members of 1% for the Planet, we pledge to give 1% of our sales back to organizations that work towards protecting things such as the climate, land, our wildlife, and more. We are …